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Destination guide

See the sights from a Wildwood house for rent

Wildwood houses on the Jersey Shore offer relaxation, sightseeing, and fun activities. You can spend time strolling along the Wildwood Boardwalk, which is packed with shops, eateries, water parks, and thrill rides, or take in the nostalgia of the Doo Wop Experience Museum, a treasure trove of mid-20th-century artifacts. There are also miles of wide, sandy beaches for fun in the sun.

 
History

Historic attractions near Wildwood vacation rentals

Wildwood has numerous historic sites to explore during your trip. Vacation homes are available near fascinating places like the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, a restored lighthouse with a museum, guided tours, and a butterfly garden, and Historic Cold Spring Village, a living history village with exhibits on the life in the 18th century. You'll also enjoy the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, a museum with vintage aircraft, engines, and artifacts.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Wildwood vacation rentals

While the beaches are the main attraction, paying a visit to the Wildwood boardwalk is a must. Packed with stores and eateries, it's home to 3 amusement piers that boast more than 100 rides, ranging from attractions for small children to white-knuckle roller coasters. If that's not enough, you'll also find 3 water parks, perfect for cooling off in the summer sun. Prefer something a little quieter? Head to Fox Park to soak up some local history. The park's Doo Wop museum celebrates the resort's heyday and all things 1950s and 60s, with exhibits, artifacts and a "neon garden", which features restored signs from local landmarks.

Activities

Things to do near Wildwood vacation homes

There's never a dull moment in Wildwood. Miles of beautiful beaches offer a variety of sports and activities, with boating, parasailing, hang gliding, jet skiing and surfing among the options here. Looking for something a little more relaxed? You can always go fishing, crabbing or top up your tan on the sand. For families, the boardwalk provides endless possibilities, with its water attractions and theme parks, while the resort's festival calendar will be in full swing if you decide to visit in summer. Child-free? Wildwood becomes a party haven after dark, with casinos and nightclubs for adults to explore.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Wildwood vacation rentals

With its nature reserves, sandy beaches, dramatic dunes, and consistent waves, Wildwood is perfect for an outdoor adventurer. Bird-watching, nature walks, hiking, biking, horseback riding, swimming, surfing, and other watersports are popular activities for travelers. You can also golf, fish, or relax in the sun by the water for a more leisurely experience. Whatever your inclination, you can find plenty of outdoor fun near your vacation rental.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Wildwood vacation homes

Most visitors book their Wildwood vacation rentals during the summer months, when average temperatures hover between the high 70s and low 80s, with lows in the 60s. While it can be humid in summer, the sea breeze does offer some relief. July is typically the hottest month here and the time when the resort experiences the most thunderstorms.

Natural features

Get back to nature in Wildwood

Like to take a break from the bright lights and bustle? Choosing a Wildwood vacation rental makes it easy to hop over to the mainland and visit Cape May National Wildlife Refuge. Spread over 11,000 acres of tranquil maritime forest, it features observation platforms, boardwalks and trails to explore. For birdwatchers, it's a real treat. In winter, there's the chance to see cormorants and surf scoters, while springtime lures in whimbrels, little blue herons and snowy egrets. American Oystercatchers are also a common sight here.

How to get there

How to get to and around Wildwood

The nearest airport is in Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Millville, NJ (MIV-Millville Municipal), which is 29.9 mi (48.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Wildwood, NJ?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,572 vacation rentals around Wildwood. From 1,014 house rentals to 1,198 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Wildwood?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wildwood. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Wildwood Convention Center: 3,404 vacation rentals
  • Seaport Aquarium: 3,429 vacation rentals
  • Morey's Piers: 3,439 vacation rentals
  • Gateway 26 Casino: 3,438 vacation rentals
  • Wildwood Boardwalk: 3,429 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wildwood listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wildwood?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 1,014 Houses in Wildwood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wildwood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,198 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 257 rentals available
  • Cottages: 77 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wildwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 832 vacation rentals with pool available in Wildwood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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